How to Troubleshoot ‘The Last USB Device Malfunctioned’ Error on Windows PC

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The message “The last USB device malfunctioned” usually appears on a Windows PC when you insert a USB device. After Windows has caused such an error on your computer, you can no longer access your files. The error is accompanied by different messages in different circumstances: “The last USB device you plugged into this computer is faulty and not recognized by Windows.” If you get this error, don’t panic. You’re certainly not alone!

Several Windows users, and surprisingly, new PC owners, have detailed that they encounter this problem when trying to plug in an external USB port. The good news, however, is that you can solve this problem and get the affected USB device back up and running. Check out our guide to find the best answers to the “USB device not recognized, last USB device you plugged into this computer didn’t work” error. read more

How to Repair “The Last USB Device you Connected to this Computer Malfunctioned” Error Message in Windows 10

If you keep getting the “USB device not recognized” error message, which indicates that the last USB device connected to your computer is faulty and not recognized by Windows, don’t panic. You are certainly not alone! Many Windows users, and even those with brand new PCs, report encountering this annoying problem when trying to connect an external USB device or Android device to a Windows 10 PC.

But the good news is that you can easily fix this problem and get your affected USB device back up and running. Check out our detailed guide on how to fix the “Last USB device connected to this computer no longer works” error on a Windows 10 PC. read more

How to Repair “Please Insert the Last Disk of the Multi-Volume Set” in Windows 10

Some users report that every time they try to open a Windows Explorer window, they are bothered by the error message “Please insert the last volume of the multivolume set and click OK to continue”. This problem is not limited to Windows 10, it is also frequently reported in Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Affected users report that the error appears only briefly after clicking OK. After examining the problem, it is clear that the error message indicates a corrupt .zip folder in the root folder of one of the currently active drives on your computer. read more

Fixing slow USB 3.0 data transfer speeds

slow USB 3.0 data transfer speeds

If you have just purchased a new USB 3.0 drive (or hard drive) and are experiencing surprisingly slow read/write speeds, read on for a quick fix! A USB 3.0 drive should provide write speeds of at least 15-20MB per second, if not more. But Windows is not properly configured to achieve these speeds by default.

USB drives are commonly used on computers to transfer files such as photos, videos, documents, etc. When transferring large amounts of data, transfer speed is very important.

However, sometimes you get annoyed with the slow transfer speed of the USB. No one wants to wait dozens of minutes for data transfer, especially when you need the data now or you have important things. read more